Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.200500209
Title: Simultaneously improving strength and ductility of magnesium using nano-size SiC particulates and microwaves
Authors: Wong, W.L.E. 
Gupta, M. 
Issue Date: Aug-2006
Source: Wong, W.L.E., Gupta, M. (2006-08). Simultaneously improving strength and ductility of magnesium using nano-size SiC particulates and microwaves. Advanced Engineering Materials 8 (8) : 735-740. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.200500209
Abstract: A study was conducted to synthesize Mg/SiC formulations using microwave sintering and examine its microstructure and properties, with emphasis on the effect of presence of SiC particles in nanolength scale. Results of density and porosity measurements revealed that near dense monolithic and composite materials can be obtained using the microwave assisted fabrication methodology. Microstructure characterization conducted on microwaves sintered and extruded composite samples revealed a continuous network of nano-sized SiC particulates decorating the particle boundaries of the matrix. The results of CTE measurements obtained from microwave sintered and extruded monolithic and Mg/SiC composite samples revealed a marginal reduction in the average CTE of magnesium with addition of SiC nanoparticles as reinforcement irrespective of the sintering step. The observed reduction in CTE values is due to the presence of nano-size SiC reinforcement which has a lower CTE value.
Source Title: Advanced Engineering Materials
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/61320
ISSN: 14381656
DOI: 10.1002/adem.200500209
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

42
checked on Dec 14, 2017

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

32
checked on Nov 21, 2017

Page view(s)

35
checked on Dec 10, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.